A few games of chance can help spruce up downtown Cornelia. The second annual Casino Night fundraiser to benefit the Cornelia Facade Grant Program is set for 6-10 p.m. Friday, March 8, at the Community House. CCP Events will provide professional gaming tables and dealers for roulette, blackjack, poker, craps and slots, with the basement set up for bingo. Attendees can play to win tickets for chances to take home prizes donated by area businesses, ...
Native Americans walked the trails of White County long before white settlers arrived. Remnants of their presence can still be found all around the county, as well as most of Georgia and the Southeast. Many recall the stories of how they were removed from their native lands on the "Trail of Tears."
The Brenau University Gospel Choir's will hold its second spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 11, in Pearce Auditorium.
The human cost of war is often easy to measure, but there is another impact of warfare that is far less obvious, but just as deadly.
History professor James B. Hunt will present a talk about the ecology of Appalachia at 2 p.m. March 13 at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega. Hunt, who is being hosted by UNG's Georgia Center for Appalachian Studies, will talk about conservationist John Muir and the ecology of Appalachia in the Special Collections Room of the Library Technology Center. Hunt is professor emeritus of history at Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash., and co-founded ...
Boaters now can earn a reward for making the effort toward better safety on the state's waterways.
The J.A. Walters Family YMCA is offering a "Fit For Two" program, a series of wellness classes designed for women who are pre- or postpregnancy or hoping to become pregnant, from 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays in Studio A at 2455 Howard Road, Gainesville.
On a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine.
During the month of March, the Quinlan Visual Arts Center, in partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Gainesville, will showcase Hall County's young talents with the 10th annual Charles J. Thurmond Youth Art Scholarship Awards.
ATHENS - One of public radio's most popular programs returns to Athens when the UGA Performing Arts Center presents "From the Top" at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, in Hodgson Concert Hall. The episode will tape before a live audience and air nationally the week of April 29.
Warm hearts can brave the cold Sunday for a good cause. In its 21st year, the Challenged Child and Friends 5K Run and One Mile Fun Run/Walk will set out to raise funds for the nonprofit this weekend at Riverside Military Academy at 2001 Riverside Drive in Gainesville. In years past, the event has drawn more than 1,300 runners and had more than 20 sponsors from the local community. Challenged Child and Friends is a ...
A walking tour of the Solar System Scale Model is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, March 2 in Gainesville. The scale for the model of our solar system is 1 mile on the model equals 2 billion miles in the solar system.
North Georgia Zoo and Petting Farm celebrates Bouncing Baby Days on March 2-3, showcasing more than 40 new animals born and on the way.
If you've been looking for a reason to don that tux or cocktail dress, there's no better reason than this: the 35th annual Gala Art Auction the Quinlan Visual Arts Center.
A University of Georgia geologist will analyze ways that fossil discoveries in China are blurring the boundaries that separate birds from dinosaurs at the Oconee Rivers Audubon Society's next meeting, set for 7 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at Sandy Creek Nature Center.
Spirit of Atlanta Drum & Bugle Corps will host the Red, White and Baby Blue Memorial Day Picnic on Sunday, May 26, on the campus of Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville.
Music, storytelling and dance have long been celebrated traditions of Appalachia. Now a variety show with those three elements are part of "An Appalachian Evening" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at the Sautee Nacoochee Community Association Center Theater.
The 10th annual Gainesville Memorial Day parade will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, March 27, with a flyover from local pilot Tony Manzo, who will be flying his Boeing-made, bright yellow, P-17 Stearman biplane.
Various barbecue meats and sauces for the men. Jewelry and clothing for the women. A kid's zone for the children.
The Northwinds Symphonic Band will present the eighth annual Memorial Day concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 27, at First Baptist Church on Green Street in Gainesville.
Blending horns with a young rhythm section, Denver and the Mile High Orchestra will present the best of classic pop music and combine it with a more modern edge to bring a familiar, yet fresh sound to the "family-friendly" concert at 7 p.m. Friday, May 24, at Toccoa Falls College.
Hall County's annual JAKES (Juniors Acquiring Knowledge, Ethics & Sportsmanship) Day will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Aurora Theatre closes its season with the Georgia premiere of "Lark Eden" by Natalie Symons through May 26.
In a revealing, no-squealing adaptation of Jon Scieszka's popular book, Alexander T. Wolf tells his side of the story from May 28 to June 9 at the Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring Street NW, in Atlanta.
The fifth annual Brenau Barbecue Championship - the university's annual fundraising event for scholarships - will kick off Memorial Day weekend on the college campus.
The North Georgia Chamber Symphony Inc. will perform four free concerts May 16 through May 18 in Dawsonville, Blairsville, Gainesville and Dahlonega.
The 10th annual Rock in the Spring concert will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Brenau University Amphitheatre, featuring the band Mid Life Crisis.
The Sautee Nacoochee Community Chorale will close out its 24th season in style with three concerts this weekend at Sautee Nacoochee Community Association Theater.
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About 1,500 butterflies will take flight for the first time to the delight of hundreds of children at the 17th annual Friends of the Parks Butterfly Release.